International Journal of Education

Articles from Vol. 6, No. 4, 2014

A Study on the Predictors of Success and Satisfaction in an Online Higher Education Program in Turkey
AbstractThe aim of this study was to determine the predictors of success and satisfaction in an undergraduate distance education ELL degree program in Turkey. In this study, the independent variables are instructor support, student interaction and collaboration,...
Critique on the Research Article "Being a Narrative Inquirer in a Multicultural Landscape" by the Researcher JoAnn Phillion (2002)
AbstractThis paper will focus on accessing the research article "Being a narrative inquirer in a multicultural landscape" by the researcher JoAnn Phillion (2002), by explicitly and critically discussing the synopsis of the study, its approaches to educational...
Different Strokes for Different Folks: Connecting with Students for Academic Success
AbstractSchools are challenged to provide meaningful learning experiences to prepare students for immediate and long-term success. The controversial Common Core is an attempt to institute a national curriculum in the United States to align with other...
General Overview of TBLT and Its Applicability to the University English Classrooms in Japan
AbstractInstead of the formerly dominant PPP (Presentation-Practice-Production) model, the TBLT (Task-Based Language Teaching) model has gained attention in SLA researches and practices during the last two decades. To better understand the TBLT model...
Learner-Centered Instruction in Pre-Service Teacher Education: Does It Make a Real Difference in Learners' Language Performance?
AbstractThe current study investigated the effect of implementing learner centered methodologies in a teacher education program. More specifically, it looked at the impact of exposing prospective teachers to learner centered methodologies through an...
Liberal Ideals and Professional Aims in American Higher Education: Arguments Based on Western Philosophers' Views
AbstractDifferent western philosophers argued for the aims of education, especially higher education, with a focus on either its liberal ideals or professional aims, or both. Their philosophical views reflect the respective rationality of liberal education...
Parkour as Health Promotion in Schools: A Qualitative Study Focusing on Aspects of Participation
AbstractIn this paper we highlight the potential role of parkour in school-based health promotion for children and adolescents. The popularity of parkour has increased significantly in recent years and has attracted a lot of new participants. Health...
The Analysis of the Hong Kong Education Policy "Language Proficiency Assessment for Teachers of English"
AbstractThe Education policy "Language Proficiency Assessment for Teachers of English" had been controversial since its establishment in 2000, in the sense that various stakeholders including parents, students, school administrators, teachers and the...
The Effect of Using Smart Board on Mathematics Achievement and Retention of Seventh Grade Students
AbstractThe purpose of the study is to investigate the effect of using smart board on mathematics achievement and retention of seventh grade students. To achieve this purpose a study sample of (103) students was selected from the seventh grade. This...
The Impact of Parental Socioeconomic Status on Students' Academic Achievement in Secondary Schools in Tanzania
AbstractThe aim of the study was to assess the impact of parental socioeconomic status (SES) on students' academic achievement in secondary schools. Two research objectives guided the study. They are: How does parents' occupation, income, level of education...
The Predicament of Inclusive Education and the Realities of Practice in Tanzania after Two Decades of Education for All
AbstractTanzania has been implementing several educational development plans and programmes at primary and secondary education levels. These plans and programmes aim at realizing the goal of education for all and therefore making primary education and...
The University's Role in Promoting Its Students' Social Awareness from the Students' Perspective at Balqa Applied University
AbstractThis study aimed to investigate the university's role in promoting social awareness of Balqa Applied University's students from the perspective of the students themselves, and to identify the impact of some demographic variables as gender, type...
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